Rick Perry

Santorum’s Climate Change Theology Doesn’t Align With Other Catholics

[02.21.2012]

With a week left until the Michigan primary, Rick Santorum is neck-and-neck with Mitt Romney, in a state that will test Santorum’s ability to connect with blue-collar voters. Perhaps in an attempt to up the ante with this crucial demographic, Santorum went on the offensive this weekend, attacking President Obama’s “radical environmentalism,” which, according to Santorum, is based in the president’s misinterpretation of the Bible. Santorum outlined his vision of […]

January 10, 2012

[01.10.2012]

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? If you think Facebook has changed modern life, what could it do to the way we think about death? A lot, apparently. A new Facebook app allows users to create a posthumous message which will be shared with the Facebook […]

December 30, 2011

[12.30.2011]

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? It’s getting real, folks: like the news, today’s Buzz will be all about Iowa. A burglary suspect eluded police in a wooded area in Des Moines! Oh yeah, and there may have been some news about the caucus… Rick Santorum, […]

December 22, 2011

[12.22.2011]

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? Did you forget to get that special someone a gift? Try cooking them a delicious meal and they may just forget all about it. Click here to check out some great recipes. And for those of you who simply can’t […]

Could Michele Bachmann Surge Again? Maybe…

[12.20.2011]

Michele Bachmann hasn’t stolen the spotlight from the other contenders for the Republican presidential ticket since she won the Ames straw poll last summer (except, of course, after making erroneous claims about the HPV vaccine). But she’s stuck out this increasingly unpredictable race, continuing to lag in the polls while first Rick Perry, then Herman Cain, and finally Newt Gingrich surged to front-runner status. Pundits are claiming that Gingrich’s star […]

December 20, 2011

[12.20.2011]

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? Happy Hanukkah! If you’ve managed to miss the Maccabeats’ cover of Hasidic rapper Matisyahu’s “Miracle,” check it out here. Matisyahu recently made news by shaving off his iconic beard (and at the Daily Beast, he also calls out J.K. Rowling […]

December 16, 2011

[12.16.2011]

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? I don’t like to generalize, but this could well be the worst attempt at a romantic gesture that I have ever seen. We released our December Religion & Politics Tracking Survey, which points to Romney’s perennial challenge: how can he […]

December 12, 2011

[12.12.2011]

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? Some new research for Obama and his Republican challenger to grapple with: Republicans watch Swamp Loggers, while Democrats prefer Parks and Recreation. Democrats shop at Whole Foods, but Republicans love Cracker Barrel. Who can bring this divided country together? In a […]

December 8, 2011

[12.08.2011]

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? Something to add to your holiday wish list: a $350,000 flying car (indispensable for easy day trips from Long Island to Martha’s Vineyard!). If that seems extravagant, just remember that we’re talking about significantly less money than you would spend […]

December 5, 2011

[12.05.2011]

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, PRRI’s morning dose of religion-related news with a shot of data – because what doesn’t liven up a morning round-up like some public opinion numbers? Get ready, because if you have several million dollars to spend, you’ll soon be able to bid on the late Elizabeth Taylor’s jewels, gowns, Andy Warhol lithographs, and more. If you have less disposable income, but live in New York […]